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The greatest figure in spanish judaism was the philosopher, talmudist, and physician, maimonides (1135-1204) he attempted to harmonize judaism with the philosophy of aristotle in 1391 there was a massacre of thousands of jews and in 1492 the jews and the moors were expelled from spain. Society & culture religion & spirituality asses the impact of moses maimonides on judaism for a dynamic judaism in full connection with the non. The institute for jewish ideas and ideals offers a vision of orthodox judaism that is intellectually sound, spiritually compelling, and emotionally satisfying based on an unwavering commitment to the torah tradition and to the jewish people, it fosters an appreciation of legitimate diversity within orthodoxy.
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He lacks the capacity to appreciate higher pleasures beyond the physical—relationships, meaning, and spirituality living only for material pleasure and comfort is not really living we also need to understand the deeper existential meaning of life. I am with my congregants on a jewish study tour of morocco following the footsteps of maimonides there in the old city of fes is the kairaouine mosque, constructed in 857 ce and connected to. However, his strong philosophical rationalist belief system enabled him also to see women as beings with spiritual potential and at times motivated him to defend and improve their legal rights maimonides | jewish women's archive.